Named 1922 14K P.B. Brigham Hospital Nursing School J.P. Reynolds Memorial Medal
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Named 1922 14K P.B. Brigham Hospital Nursing School J.P. Reynolds Memorial Medal

Code: mhnhv10005

$895.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a large and heavy named and dated 1922 P. B. (Peter Bent) Brigham Hospital Nursing School memorial medal for Professor John P. Reynolds. Reynolds was a professor and trustee of the fledgling hospital. P. B. Brigham Hospital started in Boston in 1913 as a Harvard Medical School affiliate. The world's first successful surgery for replacement of a heart valve on a twelve year-old girl happened there in 1923. In 1980, P.B. Brigham merged with two other hospitals to make Brigham and Women's Hospital. The 14 karat gold (10 pennyweight) oval medallion hangs form an unadorned bar and is named to Mabel F. Booth on reverse.

VINTAGE: Circa 1922.

SIZE: Approximately 1-3/4"in height and 1-1/8" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: 14 karat gold (10 pennyweight).

ATTACHMENT: Horizontal pin with drop-in locking swivel catch, suspension ring.

MARKINGS: AWARDED TO MABEL F. BOOTH 1922.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a nursing collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay07/13/19 VABEL05 LHIEX1/12

CONDITION: 8 (Excellent-): The medal shows only some very light wear and tarnish.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.